Arrests after man left with serious injuries in hit-and-run

Two men have been arrested after a man was left with serious injuries in a hit-and-run in Greengate Lane, Birstall.

Police were called just after 4pm on Tuesday, September 8, to the incident, which was reported to have involved a white Fiat 500 car.

East Midlands Ambulance Service also attended the incident and the pedestrian, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

He has since been discharged.

The car was reported to have been driven away from the scene following the crash.

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Two men, aged 18 and 22, have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, and released on police bail.

Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Detective Sergeant Tom Brenton said: “Despite these arrests, we would like to continue to appeal to anyone who has any information in relation to the collision or the vehicle and has not yet spoken to us to make contact.

“If you have any dashcam footage from the area, you should also check this and get in touch.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101.

Leicestershire Live